The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
South East / Kent
Rank 82 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.29% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.32% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £38,500 £23,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+67.39% -52.08%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
745 945 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.85% 91.22% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 604 839 860
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Kent region.

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in Kent

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £47,500 -
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 21 (70.00%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) SIEM
3 18 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (53.33%) System Testing
5 16 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (53.33%) Secure Coding
5 16 (53.33%) CEH
5 16 (53.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
6 15 (50.00%) Finance
7 13 (43.33%) OSCP
7 13 (43.33%) Time Management
7 13 (43.33%) Degree
7 13 (43.33%) SANS
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (13.33%) CISSP
11 2 (6.67%) C
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL
11 2 (6.67%) Firewall
11 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
11 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
12 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (3.33%) Contract Management
12 1 (3.33%) Security Monitoring
12 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
12 1 (3.33%) CISMP
12 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Consultant
1 19 (63.33%) Security Consultant
2 18 (60.00%) IT Consultant
2 18 (60.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.33%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (3.33%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Operational Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) SIEM
3 18 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 16 (53.33%) Secure Coding
4 16 (53.33%) System Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 13 (43.33%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.33%) Contract Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CEH
2 15 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 13 (43.33%) OSCP
3 13 (43.33%) SANS
4 4 (13.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) CISA
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) CISMP
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) VMware